There is something at New College for everyone. Join a club, or create one. Get active, get creative, or relax. Take advantage of all that Sarasota and Bradenton have to offer. Want to see what Life at New is really like? Check out the student run newspaper, The Catalyst.
Have some fun here!
Discover countless student activities and fun things to do around campus.
Live Right on the Water
New College campus is on the Sarasota Bayfront with onsite water access and our own private beach, where you can swim, kayak or paddleboard, or even join the sailing club.
Living Learning Communities
Live in theme-based housing with other students who share your interests in things like sustainability, writing, outdoor adventure, LGBTQ pride and international culture.
Clubs & Organizations
Explore dozens of student clubs and organizations, with interests ranging across hobbies, sports, community advocacy, and future professions.
Play team sports like tennis, basketball, crew and soccer, participate in swimming, sailing and powerlifting competitions, or visit the Recreation Center for yoga and dance classes.
Explore the SuncoastSarasota is famous for its beautiful beaches including Siesta Key, plethora of arts and cultural institutions, restaurants, and year-round warm weather. Located an hour south of Tampa and St. Pete on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sarasota is regularly ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. In and Around Sarasota
The Office of Student Activities & Campus Engagement strives to create a vibrant, purposeful, and supportive college community where students make a positive difference, develop healthy and meaningful relationships with others, are empowered to take action, learn about themselves, and develop leadership and lifelong skills. We like to say you can experiment with different ingredients, and create your sauce!